Sessional Lecturer

Institution Name 
University of Victoria
Position Rank 
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Latin, Ancient World on Film
This position is 
Application Deadline 
March 31, 2020
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Sessional Lecturer 2020-2021

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies invites applications for a Sessional Lecturer to teach courses in Latin, Greek and Roman Mythology, Roman History, and the Ancient World on Film.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach seven courses over two semesters. Applicants should hold a PhD, show potential for success as a university professor, and have demonstrable skill and enthusiasm in teaching a broad range of courses in Classical Studies:

Fall 2020

              GRS 200        Greek and Roman Mythology

               GRS 341       Rome’s Empire

               Latin 101      Introductory Latin I

               Latin 201      Advanced Latin Grammar

Spring 2021

 GRS 204       The Ancient World on Film

 GRS 344       The Fall of the Roman Republic

                                                                      Latin 202       Introduction to Latin Literature

 Please send (by e-mail) a letter expressing interest in the position. Include evidence of innovative teaching and experience, a complete CV, and a teaching reference to: Ingrid Holmberg, Chair, Department of Greek and Roman Studies before March 31, 2020. A decision should be made soon after.

These appointments are within CUPE, local 4163 (Component 3), Sessional Lecturers certification. The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and aboriginal persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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